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Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:32 am
by jncraig
I'm not sure (and I'm too lazy to check it right now) but I think that I saw a note saying to put SDRSHARP somewhere other than in the program files directory. It may even have said something about permissions.

I have it installed in a directory at the root of the C drive.

So, try installing there and see what happens.

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:51 pm
by feedthemonkey
You're right about the instructions advising not to install in program files. I extracted to folder on desktop and am running from there.

two images attached.

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:17 pm
by mrtomato
I deleted whole SDR# folder because I caould not run newest version, now when I tried to install latest community package installer quits after unzipping the sdr# archive, so I am unable to install plugins, any idea?

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:40 pm
by longslide10
My problem is when I try to start SDR#. The splash screen comes up, goes away, and nothing else happens. No error messages. This is a Windows 10, 64x, computer. Thanks.

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:53 am
by mrtomato
@longslide10 i had same problem when I installed SDR# community to old SDR#, try installing after deleting old folder - this was fix for me, but Rordigo's community installer probably not working now, since I tried install this few days ago and installer turns off after unzipping SDR# and not installed additional plugins...

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:22 pm
by mwaddington
By Installing the x86 runtime on a x64 mechine helped me thank you for you in site....

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:18 pm
by tim_rtd
Did you ever get sdr # installed? I had a similar event. Used event viewer...for some reason my computer didn't like the new portaudio.dll file.

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:05 pm
by py7rp
I also have the same problem. i am trying to run sdr# on windows 10 and i get an error message when trying to run it for the first time: "To run this aplication you need to install .NET".... i already downloaded many different versions of .NET but SDR# seems always not to recognize the instalation of .NET. My system is x64 and now i would like to give a try on any older .NET version for x86... but i just can not find it...... Can anyone help me please? tnx in advance.

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:03 pm
by py7rp
I came just to say i did run it on win10 with .NET for x86 instead of x64.

I found the .NET v5 for x86 systems here: https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/d ... PZuH4HJEFU

Once installed SDR# ran smoothly.

TNX
py7rp wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:05 pm
I also have the same problem. i am trying to run sdr# on windows 10 and i get an error message when trying to run it for the first time: "To run this aplication you need to install .NET".... i already downloaded many different versions of .NET but SDR# seems always not to recognize the instalation of .NET. My system is x64 and now i would like to give a try on any older .NET version for x86... but i just can not find it...... Can anyone help me please? tnx in advance.

Re: Trouble installing SDR#

Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:20 am
by feedthemonkey
Thanks, PY7RP. I was able to install .NET v5 x86 with the link you provided.

Improvement-- I can now find the RTL-SDR in my source dropdown.

However, no signal at a know strong local station (confirming gain is up)
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